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What, It's That Time Already?



From what I can tell they started out in the early to mid 90s as threads, evolving into list-serves and diaries and finally weblogs or blogs. There are now more than 155 million blogs worldwide.

That's boggling. Well it's blogging actually. And today marks the fourth year since I dipped my fingers into the blogosphere.

Daunting to think there's so many other other bloggers out there.

I started out in the spring of 2007 just sharing jokes and videos with friends and family and keeping them up to speed on developments having to do with my cancer. My regular readers will know I've had 2 bone marrow transplants since then and things are on the up and up.

The blog, too, has improved - I like to think - evolving into a forum for my own special brand of humour and an ongoing humorous exchange of comments between me and my regular readers.

So thanks for reading along folks. Some, like Sandie at Quirkyloon and Donnie at Beyond Left Field have been with me from the early days. Many others, though, have given up their blogs and moved on to real-life pursuits. I see some of them from time to time on Facebook and such but I miss their blogs.

But I want to thank all my followers, whether they've been with me for a long time or a short time. They make my life interesting. And, like the poster above, they make me feel wanted.

Um, in a good way.

Christ, I'm starting to sound like Sally Fields.

Enough!

Comments

ba_hutch said…
Even though I am blogless, I still enjoy reading your blog every day, so thanks for sharing. Please don't start a telethon...it would be too scary! Bryant
nonamedufus said…
ba_hutch: And I appreciate you dropping by. Hmmm. A telethon? Now there's an idea!
Abby said…
Is that $5,000 before taxes or after, as that kind of makes a difference?
00dozo said…
We like you. We really, really like you.

(Well, somebody had to say it.)

;-)

Happy Bloggiversary!

And I love the "Wanted" poster (how did you do that?).
nonamedufus said…
Abby: After taxes, of course! (Do you like me yet?)
nonamedufus said…
00dozo: Somebody had to...and you did. I found the poster @ http://www.photofunia.com/ They've got all kinds of neat stuff there.
Quirkyloon said…
Aw...this brought a tear to me eye...no not because of you sweet shout-out, but because 00dozo beat me to the punch line! hee hee

Cuz you know Mr. Nomie...I like you! I really, really like you! And your puns.

hee hee

Congrats and I'm glad to be amongst your loyals! You're too funny, NOT to read.

*grin*
Tony said…
Thank you for sticking around through it all. I am only a recent fan but appreciative of your style and humor.
Madge said…
Happy Blogaversary Dufus!!! Wow 4 years, that's awesome.
Cheryl said…
As one of your more recent readers, I am glad you are still doing your blog. I find your sense of humor "beyond" funny.
Congrats on your blogiversary.
nonamedufus said…
Quirks: Well, I'm feeling a little like a cross between Sally Fields and John Bon Jovi right about now.
nonamedufus said…
Tony: Thanks for the comment, Tony. Always good to know who's lurking out there. Glad you're along for the ride.
nonamedufus said…
Cheryl: Appreciate your comments. Now admit it...you're just here for the poutine.
nonamedufus said…
Madge: (Almost missed you there.) As long as it continues to be fun I'll keep at it.
00dozo said…
@Quirks: I was probably 'channelling' part of you at the time.
;-)

@dufus: Thanks for the link - looks like a lot of fun (well, if you're into that self-promotional kinda stuff - heh, heh). Ooh, I wonder if Robert Redford is in there (his younger self, of course)...
;-)
nonamedufus said…
00dozo: Not a problem. I use some of those apps from time to time.
Linda Medrano said…
I'm am so glad you are doing well. I come by all the time, but sometimes don't comment. I just drop by to see what you're doing! Of course you are "wanted" in a good way!
nonamedufus said…
Linda: Well I'm always up to something. Good to know you're checking in.
StarTraci said…
We like you, we really like you! I am a newer visitor so I didn't know about the transplants but I am glad to hear that life is bringing you health. Happy Blogversary!
:-)
Traci
nonamedufus said…
StarTraci: Thank you and welcome aboard. Who knew after 4 years I'd still be having this much fun.
Congratulations, NoName. Four years is a long time in Internet years -- probably like 70 regular years. Your brand of humor is indeed unique, and that's a good thing. There's too much sameness in the world. Thanks for making my days a little brighter...
Nicky said…
Happy Blogoversary NoName! I really am impressed with how you're able to write so often and always so well. You always make me smile :-)
nonamedufus said…
MikeWJ: Thanks, Mike. That means a lot coming from you. And yeah, some days it feels about 70 years.
nonamedufus said…
Nicky: You are very kind. Thanks for following along.
Boom Boom Larew said…
Well, once again I'm late for the party. (I think my invitation got delayed at the border.) Many happy returns of the day, my friend!
nonamedufus said…
Boom Boom: Those damn border folks...always slowing things down. Thanks for the kind wishes.
Rico Swaff said…
Rock on, dudely!

Had a client that needed a bone marrow transplant. That is intense. It is great that you made it through that successfully.
nonamedufus said…
Rico Swaff: I appreciate the kind wishes. Thanks, man.
Rico Swaff said…
Rock on, dudely!

Had a client that needed a bone marrow transplant. That is intense. It is great that you made it through that successfully.

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